Suppose you want to use a glossary as a collection of pop-up topics; and suppose each glossary entry consists of a GlossTerm paragraph followed by one or more GlossDef paragraphs. You would assign the following properties to paragraph format GlossTerm:
In the text of another topic, to reference a given term in the glossary, you could make an instance of the term into a cross reference to that same term in the glossary; the cross-reference format would use a character format called, for example, PopText:
Instead of using a cross reference, you could insert a newlink marker in the topic heading, and a corresponding gotolink marker in the hotspot; see §7.8.5 . To insert newlink and gotolink markers, see §32.1.2 .
If you do not want the term to look different from surrounding text in your FrameMaker document, you could set all the properties of the PopText format to "As Is". In the configuration file you would assign the following properties to character format PopText: